Brushes of Hope

Jean, a dedicated art teacher and a resilient cancer survivor, Susan, unite through the transformative power of watercolour painting, weaving a vivid tapestry of healing, self-discovery, and the unbreakable bonds formed in the pursuit of creativity.

In Jean’s class, Susan finds not only a creative outlet but a source of strength and renewal. Her journey of resilience and joy amidst adversity becomes a central thread in the film, inspiring viewers with her infectious spirit and artistic journey.

As the documentary unfolds, viewers are invited into a world where every stroke, colour, and canvas tells a story. It’s a story about the power of art to heal, connect, and transform. Brushes of Hope is not just about learning to paint; it’s about painting the essence of life itself. With each brushstroke, Jean and Susan, along with their classmates, paint a picture of hope, resilience, and the enduring human spirit, making Brushes of Hope a compelling watch for anyone who believes in the healing power of art.


Aaron Bell



Film Details

2023, 13 min